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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Update on Belle Island/Galt's Gulf "Atlas Shrugged" war on the 99.99%

Tom Perkin's comments about how "wealthy people should have more votes than poor people" actually states present reality, but it also states what looks like an ongoing plot for the wealthy to implement Ayn Rand's dream of a "Galt's Gulch" if they can't continue to dominate USA politics. That dream seems still alive and even has a website still pushing it:

http://business.time.com/2014/02/14/tom-perkins-taxes/"wealthy people should get more votes than others because they pay more in taxes. The comments by Perkins, who made his fortune as one of the founders of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, provoked laughter at the San Francisco Commonwealth Club, where he was being interviewed by Adam Lashinsky of Fortune."
Read more: Wealthy Venture Capitalist Tom Perkins: Rich Should Get More Votes | TIME.com http://business.time.com/2014/02/14/tom-perkins-taxes/#ixzz2u7miDXL3"

The dreams seem similar to the world depicted in Elysium or Hunger Games. And they are still dreaming of building their "Galt's Gulch" on Belle Isle:

http://www.commonwealthofbelleisle.com/

They are actually serious of building their "Galt's Gulch" Monaco style mini-country. With public money of course!

Further Reading

"The Commonwealth of Belle Island
http://www.commonwealthofbelleisle.com/
Fixing it With Public Money (of course):
http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/03/03/improvements-planned-belle-isle/24323245/
Good news is that for now it's still a public park.
http://belleisleconservancy.org/
On Ayn Rand
http://www.aynrandisdead.org/

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